Price of Kenya's best tea drops
29 July 2015, 21:40
Nairobi - The maximum price of the top-grade Kenyan tea, Best Broken Pekoe Ones
(BP1s), fell at auction this week, Africa Tea Brokers said on Tuesday.
Kenya is the largest exporter of black tea and the crop is a leading foreign exchange earner for the country.
Below are tea prices from the Mombasa auction, where tea from other producers in the region is also sold:
TEA (BEST PRICES THIS WEEK PRICES LAST AUCTION
GRADES) IN DOLLARS/KG IN DOLLARS/KG
BP1 3.67-4.08 3.60-4.16
PF1 4.60-4.90 4.50-4.76
PD 4.64-4.70 4.24-4.54
D1 3.80-4.26 3.80-4.00
BP1: Best Broken Pekoe Ones
PF1: Best Brighter Pekoe Fanning Ones
PD: Pekoes Dusts D1: Dusts
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